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July 14, 2013

Rates of dry fruit July 14, 2013

July 14, 2013 Rates of dry fruit in rupees prevailing on the commodity markets in Karachi on Saturday (July 13, 2013). DRY FRUITS (Per 40 Kg) Chaman Almond 6000/20000 Almond (Girdi) 5600.00 Almond (Irani) 40000.00 Almond (USA) 28000/34000 Kaghzi Wahidi N/A Kaghzi I 18000.00 Kaghzi II 8000.00 Walnut in Shell I 10000/21000…

Lahore Grain Market Rates July 14, 2013

July 14, 2013 Grain and other commodity rates in rupees on Akbari Mandi on Saturday (July 13, 2013). ======================================= Per 100 kg ======================================= Sugar 5220-5240 Gur 6000-7000 Shakar 7000-7500 Ghee (16 kg) 2270-2570 Almond (Kaghzi) 36000-42000 Almond (Simple) 12500-15000 Sogi 20000-25000 Dry Date…

Karachi Yarn Market Rate July 14, 2013

July 14, 2013 Karachi Yarn Market Rates on Saturday (July 13, 2013). ======================================= CONES CARDED ======================================= 10/1. Popular Fibre 1040.00 Diwan 1050.00 12/1 A. A. Cotton 1150.00 16/1. United 1250.00 Popular Fibre 1150.00 Abdullah Textile 1100.00 Indus 1220.00 A. A. Cotton…

Faisalabad yarn and fibre prices July 14, 2013

July 14, 2013 Cotton yarn rates in rupees per 10 Lbs on Saturday (July 13, 2013). ======================================= 6-7/S Cone (Cotton) ======================================= ARY 515.00 Nelibar 1015.00 King 520.00 Sher 525.00 Hafiz 525.00 Sofi 525.00 MD 530.00…

Cotton Spot Rates July 14, 2013

July 14, 2013 Official KCA spot rates for local dealings in Pakistan rupees on Saturday (July 13, 2013). The KCA Official Spot Rate for Local Dealings in Pak Rupees FOR BASE GRADE 3 STAPLE LENGTH 1-1/32" MICRONAIRE VALUE BETWEEN 3.8 TO 4.9 NCL Rate Ex-Gin Upcountry Spot Rate Spot Rate Difference For Price Ex-Karachi Ex. KHI. As Ex-Karachion 12.07.2013 37.324 Kgs 6,550 155 6,705 6,705 NIL…

Major poultry firm sees Gulf aid dampening Egypt food inflation

July 14, 2013 Gulf dollars could provide short term relief to rising food inflation, but it will not address the problems which have plagued Egypt's economy, an executive at food company Wadi Group, a major poultry and feed supplier, told us. "Gulf money will ease food inflation temporarily, over a 5 to 6 month period," said Ramzi Nasrallah, chief financial officer at Wadi Group, after data showed Egypt's urban consumer inflation rose to an annual 9.8 percent in June on higher food prices…

Seed Priming (Importance and Methods)

What is priming? Priming is the process in which all the metabolic activities for germination process are completed but radicle emergence is prevented. As different metabolic activities takes place within the seed at different moisture levels. As in the process of germination the last activity is the radicle emergence so, in priming all the activities till radicle emergence are completed by limiting the water. After priming seeds can be stored till sowing. Why seed priming is done?…

Fostering agriculture through marketing reforms

July 14, 2013 By Manan Aslam / Shafqat Rasool LAHORE: Agriculture is the main driving force behind Pakistan’s economy and is the key contributor to economic growth and development. It contributes 21% to the gross domestic product, employs 44% of the labour force and has a significant share in export earnings. The sector not only meets food requirements of people but also gives raw material for businesses as well as input for export goods. It has seen many ups and downs in the…

Europe cash cocoa butter ratios firm

July 14, 2013 Ratios for cocoa butter, the key ingredient in chocolate, were firm on Friday, but activity was limited as dealers awaited second-quarter grinding data due next week, traders said. Europe's grind, to be published on Monday, is expected to show a rise of 5-10 percent from depressed year-ago levels. "We haven't seen ratios on this level since 2009," one butter trader said. "We expect to see a 10 percent rise in grinding, anything below that would be disappointing." Price…

Commodity markets mostly rally on Fed stimulus pledge

July 14, 2013 Most commodity markets rallied last week, with oil striking a 15-month peak, after US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke pledged to retain the central bank's easy-money stimulus policy, dealers said. Many commodities rose after Bernanke declared on Wednesday that the Fed's $85 billion-a-month bond-buying programme, commonly known as quantitative easing (QE), was still necessary. The news poured cold water on expectations that the bank would start to wind it down later…

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